The table below looks at the statistics for CISA in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CISA over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
Rank 143 116 125
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +9
Contract jobs citing CISA 4 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.12% 0.085% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.40% 0.32% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
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£513 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.12% -15.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
CISA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1012 620 847
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 31.07% 26.34% 31.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 598 344 419
Average daily rate £413 £370 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £221 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 39 69
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.10 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.14 £36.80 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

CISA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CISA across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CISA Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

CISA
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CISA across the South West region.

CISA Daily Rate Trend in the South West

CISA
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISA within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dorset - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Bristol - - - - 1
CISA
England

CISA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing CISA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CISA.

1 4 (80.00%) CISM
2 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (60.00%) CISSP
2 3 (60.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Nessus
3 2 (40.00%) Juniper
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) Metasploit
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
4 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) GCC
4 1 (20.00%) CRISC
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (20.00%) Toad
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco

CISA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing CISA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CISA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Metasploit
2 1 (20.00%) GCC
2 1 (20.00%) Toad
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
1 2 (40.00%) IT Auditor
1 2 (40.00%) Penetration Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Auditor
2 1 (20.00%) IT Security Auditor
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Risk Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) PKI
2 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security
1 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CISM
2 3 (60.00%) CISSP
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) CRISC
4 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (20.00%) COBIT
2 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Snort
1 1 (20.00%) Nmap
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco